North Carolina Legal Nurse Consultants

 

Kate Cogan, RNC, BSN, CDONLTC, LNC
Company: Cogan Consulting
Title: Director
574 Hattie Hill Rd
Vilas, NC 28692
Office Phone: 828.297.6628
Alternative Phone: 828.265.8468
Website:
Email: kpcogan@skybest.com
Years RN: 40
Years Consultant: 8
Experience:
32 years Long term care as Staff Nurse, Staff Development, ADON, DON. Hospice, Home Health, Hospital Supervisor, OB, OR, ER. Med Surg.  Last 10 years DON of Nursing Home.
Specialties:
Gerontology 32 years LTC,
ANA Gerontological certification, Certification DON Long Term Care. Certification CNAC, Long Term Care Management Certificate, Infection Control, Long Term Care Certification
Other Pertinent Information:
Expert witness, Plaintiff/Defendant, chart review, specializing in long term care.
 


Susan S. Coleman, RN, CNOR, LNC
Company: Legal Nurse Consulting
9305 Lake Carroll Drive
Zebulon, NC 27597
Office Phone: 919.269.9466
Alternative Phone: 919.671.8574
Website:
Email: siouxcoleman@bellsouth.net
Years RN: 32
Years Consultant: 6
Experience:
My primary area of expertise is OR nursing.  I have been a staff nurse, an OR manager, a charge nurse, a preceptor, and a charge code auditor.
Specialties:
Operating Room nursing; Pre, intra, and post operative care; Surgical wound care, infections, iatrogenic surgical complications.
Other Pertinent Information:
Honors graduate, hold certificate from Dale Carnegie leadership course. BCLS, ACLS certified, certified nurse of OR(CNOR) and voted the most outstanding student in my LNC class.


Sheila R. Daniel, RN
14629 Sapphire Lane
Pineville, NC 38134
Office Phone: 704 544.1511
Website:
Email: danroshe@aol.com
Years RN: 35
Years Consultant: 20
Experience:
Medical/Surgical Nursing, Expert Witness, Nursing Administration, Insurance-Risk Management, Professional Liability, Property and Casualty Claims.
Specialties:
Plaintiff and Defense- Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Workmen's Compensation and Criminal Claims.
Other Pertinent Information:
Also a licensed Independent Property and Casualty Adjuster.


Carol Fisher, RN, MSN, MBA, LNCC
Company: FirmAnalysis
Title: Owner
8028 Glengarriff Road
Clemmons, NC 27012
Office Phone: 336.778.2223
Fax: 336.778.2272
Website: www.firmanalysis-lncc.com
Email: FirmAnalysis@aol.com
Years RN: 23+
Years Consultant: 8
Experience:
Nursing clinical leadership roles in the areas of critical care transport and trauma, oncology, long term acute care, neurology, hemodialysis, psychology, pediatric and adult medical-surgical, and end of life care.  Twelve years experience in Nursing Administration, including Magnet Medical Centers.
Specialties:
FirmAnalysis prepares chronologies of medical events and correlates them to the allegations. Vertical timelines with Power-Point slide shows of timelines are available to enhance case presentations.
Other Pertinent Information:
New Clients receive a two hour consultation at no charge.


Gale L. Hairston, RN, LNC
Company: RN Consulting
Title: Owner
3310 Darden Rd
Greensboro, NC 27407
Office Phone: 336.587.0578
Alternative Phone: 336.587.0578
Website:
Email: purplenurse@hotmail.com
Years RN: 25
Years Consultant: 8
Experience:
Testified in 4 Trials, over 50 depositions, and reviewed over 100 cases for multiple law firms.  37 years experience in ophthalmic nursing, including hospital in-patient, nursing management, home health for ophthalmology, retina, glaucoma, cornea and refractive areas. Currently employed in Excimer Laser Facility.  National past-president of professional organization, ASORN, and founder of local chapter.  Program director for two educational programs for ophthalmic RN's and technicians.
Specialties:
Specialty is Nursing Home cases in North Carolina.


Brenda M. Hallett, RN, CNOR, LNC
1526 Sandy Bay Circle
Fayetteville, NC 28312
Office Phone: 910.309.5519
Alternative Phone: 910.483.0899
Website:
Email: brenda_hallett@yahoo.com
Years RN: 20
Years Consultant: 1
Experience:
Certified Operating Room Nurse for 18 years. Risk Manager for 2 yrs.  Laser Nurse, ENT Head and Neck, Plastic Surgery,
Specialties:
Risk Management; Nursing Standards of Care; Medical Record; Organization and Review; Timelines; Professional Letters; Locate Expert Witnesses; Guidelines and Standards; Operating Room.


Theresa Lacey, RN, RNC-OB, LNC
Company: Lacey Legal Consulting
Title: Owner
4102 Branchwood Drive
Durham, N.C. 27705
Office Phone: 919-490-0958
Alternative Phone: 919-475-5997
Website:
Email: powtrinka@verizon.net
Years RN: 31
Years Consultant: 1
Experience:
30 years as a high risk labor and delivery nurse. as well as OB OR experience, both scrubbing, first assist and circulating.  Experience with diagnostic testing.  Postpartum experience.
Specialties:
High risk OB (preterm), preeclampsia, cardiac disease, diabetes, etc
Other Pertinent Information:
RNC-inpatient OB,member of AWHONN, certified in neonatal resusitation, BLS, recent graduate Duke University LNC program.


Linda S. Malone, RN, LNC
Company: CrossCreek Quality/Risk Management Services
426 Dunmore Road
Fayetteville, NC 28303
Office Phone: 910.850.6228
Website:
Email: Lindasmalone@aol.com
Years RN: 41
Years Consultant: 10
Experience:
I am a Certified Professional in HealthCare Quality and have been in Performance improvement and Risk Management for 25 years.  I screen potential new medical malpractice claims and locate medical experts.
Specialties:
I have been a Labor and Delivery Nurse, Home Health Nurse, Lithotripsy and Long Term Care Nurse.
Other Pertinent Information:
I have a broad scope of nursing and administrative knowledge in HealthCare settings, both inpatient and outpatient.


Ann Meurs, RN, LNC
Company: Blue Ridge Senior Services
353 Wildcat Rocks Road
Seven Devils, NC  28604
Office Phone: 828.963.8736
Alternative Phone: 828.406.4855
Website:
Email: annmeurslnc@gmail.com
Years RN: 40
Years Consultant: 9
Experience:
Director of Nursing , Long Term Care Facility- CCRC, QA and infection Control, MDS Coordinator in Long Term Care. Hospice and Home Health Experience.  Patient Advocate. Consultant to Nursing Homes and Assisted Living facilities.
Specialties:
Medical Negligence and Malpractice in Long Term Care, Assisted Living Care. Federal and State Regulations in LTC and Hospice. Standard of Care in Nursing Homes.
Other Pertinent Information:
I work in Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina for the Plaintiff.  Expert Witness.  Medical Record Review.


Rebecca C. Petree, RN, LNC
109 Briar Court
King, NC 27021
Office Phone: 336 716.7867
Alternative Phone: 336 983.9427
Website:
Email: rpetree@wfubmc.edu
Years RN: 35
Years Consultant: 3
Experience:
I have worked in a large Medical Center for 35 years in various nursing positions including staff nurse, Head Nurse, Supervisor, and Associate Director of Nursing.
Specialties:
Critical Care and Nursing Administration.


Diana L. Sharp, RN, RLNC
Company: Sharp & Assosiates Medical Legal Consulting
Title: Owner/Operator
503 Kinship Lane
Apex, NC 27502-4475
Office Phone: 919.387.1821
Website: www.sharpassociatesmlc.com
Email: SharpAssociatesMLC@Gmail.com
Years RN: 24
Years Consultant: 1
Experience:
Diana Sharp, RN, RLNC [Registered Legal Nurse Consultant] is a graduate of Evans & Associates, Ltd. RLNC course and the Medical Analysis Resources, Inc., LNC Internship program. Experience includes Neonatal ICU, Pediatrics [ICU, Med-Surg, Rehab and Bone Marrow], Adult Critical Care [SICU, CCU, NICU, MICU, Coronary Care] and Emergency Room.
Specialties:
Hospital affiliations include major medical teaching hospitals - 7 years in Ohio, and 15 years in North Carolina. Experience includes Neonatal Intensive Care, Emergency Department, Adult Critical Care Cluster, and Pediatric Cluster.
Other Pertinent Information:
Diana has served as a Developmental Feeding Expert, Preceptor, Mentor, Member of the Code Pink resuscitation team called to high-risk deliveries and as a Bereavement Specialist in Pregnancy Loss and Newborn Death. Diana also served 2 years as President of TRIANN (local chapter of National Association of Neonatal Nurses).


Julie Wallace, RN, MSN, NP-C
Company: Insight Medical Legal Solutions, LLC
19611 Grand Slam Drive
Davidson, NC 28036
 Office Phone: 704-728-1971
Website:
Email: juliewallace10@yahoo.com
Years RN:
Years Consultant:
Experience:
Cardiovascular, Gerontology/Nursing Home, Intensive Care, Nurse Practitioner, Rehabilitation.
Specialties:
Medical/Legal Practice: Elder Law, Medical Malpractice, Plaintiff/Defense, Nursing Home, Personal Injury, Plaintiff/Defense, Product Liability, Plaintiff/Defense, Risk Management.


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